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A Touch of Royalty: Why Rubies Are The Nobilities’ Best Friend image

A Touch of Royalty: Why Rubies Are The Nobilities’ Best Friend

Rubies have been assigned magical powers for thousands of years--from ancient Burma, where warriors wore rubies to guard them in battle, to The Wizard Of Oz's Dorothy and her magical Ruby Slippers--something about these gems has stoked myths and legends for millennia. What is it about the ruby that makes it so special, even today?